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Film Review: Pet Sematary (1989)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: Behind a young family’s home in Maine is a terrible secret that holds the power of life after death. When tragedy strikes, the threat of that power soon becomes undeniable. REVIEW: Director – Mary Lambert Starring – Dale Midkiff, Denise Crosby, Fred Gwynne Pet Sematary. Two words that every respectable horror fan knows. As a youngster I …

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Film Review: Ritual (2013)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: After receiving a distressed phone call, a man arrives at a seedy highway motel to find that his estranged wife has killed a stranger who is connected to a dangerous cult. REVIEW: A man.  A woman.  A seedy motel room.  A dead body.  This scenario has launched so many entertainments throughout the years, it’s hard to …

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Film Review: The Phoenix Project (2015)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: Four scientists craft a machine to reanimate deceased organisms. REVIEW: Setting up a makeshift laboratory in a garage, a group of scientists fail to heed the warnings laid out in Mary Shelley’s seminal Frankenstein and work together to try and crack the secret of resurrection. Whilst some amongst you may be thinking there’s potential here for Flatliners …

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Film Review: F (2010)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A group of teachers must defend themselves from a gang of murderous kids when their school comes under siege after hours. REVIEW: This is a fairly brief feature length film and it wastes absolutely no time in launching straight into the story, which is something I admire. Although plot development is undeniably important, I can’t help …

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Film Review: Evil Angel (2009)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Evil Angel takes the ancient myth of Lilith into the 21st century with a murderously sexy and seductive villainess who, as the earth’s first woman, proudly lays claim to being the world’s first serial killer. “Jewish mythology describes Lilith as Adam’s first wife in the Garden of Eden,” says writer/director Richard Dutcher. “When she refused to …

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Film Review: Halloween II (H2) (2009)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Laurie Strode struggles to come to terms with her brother Michael’s deadly return to Haddonfield, Illinois; meanwhile, Michael prepares for another reunion with his sister. REVIEW: Directed by: Rob Zombie Written by: Rob Zombie Starring: Scout Taylor-Compton, Tyler Mane, Malcolm McDowell, Brad Dourif, Sheri Moon Zombie Remakes of horror movies tend to be popular throughout the …

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Film Review: Delusion (2016)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Three years after the death of Frank’s wife a mysterious woman appears. As their attraction grows Frank struggles with reality and his loss. He tries to start over not knowing his choices could lead him to his own downfall. REVIEW: Loss is powerful. It covers so many different aspects of our feelings for such a long …

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Film Review: Bunnyman (2009)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS A cannibalistic family led by a disfigured man in a bunny suit, wreak havoc in the backwoods. REVIEW: In 1974, director Tobe Hooper unleashed a film upon the world that would change the face of horror forever. Thirty seven years later, young filmmakers are still inspired by this film. There have been great films like Xavier …

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Film Review: The Timeslip (short film) (2011)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: “A businessman crosses a busy city street, and awakes trapped in another time. London is gone, along with the buildings, cars and people. It has been replaced by a never-ending forest. The man wanders the wilderness alone, without food or shelter.” REVIEW: The idea of time travel has been used to various effect in science fiction films …

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Film Review: It (2017)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A group of bullied kids band together when a monster, taking the appearance of a clown, begins hunting children. REVIEW: Director: Andy Muschietti. Starring: Bill Skarsgard, Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard, Sophia Lillis, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Chosen Jacobs, Jack Dylan Grazer, Wyatt Olef. 2017 hasn’t been a banner year for films based on the works of Stephen …

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Film Review: Trick ‘r’ Treat (2007)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: The usually boisterous traditions of Halloween turn baleful, and everyone in a small town tries to survive one night in pure hell in writer-director Michael Dougherty’s fright fest. Several stories weave together, such as a loner fending off a demented trick-or-treater’s attacks, kids uncovering a freaky secret, a school principal — who moonlights as a serial …

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Film Review: Mai-Chan’s Daily Life (2014)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Based on the popular manga by Uziga Waita, MAI-CHAN S DAILY LIFE is a diabolical dark comedy that takes fetish violence to shocking new extremes. A young woman, Miyako (Akane Miyako) responds to an advertisement for a live-in maid, and is given a job alongside the playfully alluring Mai-chan (Koshi Ann). Miyako quickly learns that housecleaning …

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